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RRG joins MG car dealership network with Stockport dealership opening

RRG Group's new MG Motor UK dealership in Stockport

RRG Group is looking forward to offering MG Motor UK’s range of “affordable EV and Plug-in Hybrid” vehicles after joining the brand’s franchised network with a showroom opening in Stockport.

The Salford-based group – ranked 25th in the AM100 2021 – has become one of over 40 new franchised partners to join the MG network over the past year with the introduction of the brand into its former Suzuki GB showroom on Rooth Street, Stockport.

The facility shares a roof with the business's Mazda UK franchise.

Dean Watson, RRG MG’s dealer principal, said: “We are very excited to be launching the MG dealership in Stockport, alongside our other franchises and we are confident that we will attract lots of customers to the MG brand and its affordable EV and Plug-in Hybrid offering.”

MG commercial director, Guy Pigounakis, said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of the new RRG Stockport site, which is well positioned for Cheshire and South Manchester.

"It represents a great volume opportunity for our network helping us to further our presence in the North West and reach an even wider customer base through a well-established and highly respected local dealer group.”

Earlier this month AM highlighted MG as one of 2021’s biggest new car registrations volume winners in a market reported to be 1% down by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

MG’s rise continued last year with a 66.2% rise in registrations (to 30,600) after it added the flagship HS SUV and MG5 SW electric estate car to its line-up in 2021 and significantly grew its retail network.

The brand currently offers six models in the UK including three plug-in cars – the new MG ZS EV, the MG5 EV estate car and MG HS Plug-in Hybrid – which are all backed by a seven-year warranty.

Mangoletsi has represented Suzuki in Stockport from its dealership on the A50 London Road, near Knutsford, since it joined the Japanese brand's franchised netywork in 2019.

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